Del Mar Stable News

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Classy Edgeway Wins Tough Battle in Sunday's Rancho Bernardo 'Cap

Edgeway © Benoit Photo The classy mare Edgeway tied her running shoes tight Sunday at Del Mar, and it was a good thing she did. The extra-fast New Mexico filly Slammed put her to the...

Stable Notes August 28, 2022

Flavien Prat © Benoit Photo PRAT TO RIDE FLIGHTLINE IN TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC NEXT WEEKEND Trainer John Sadler has confirmed that jockey Flavien Prat will return to Del Mar next weekend to ride Flightline in...

Laurel River Impressive Winner of O'Brien at Del Mar Saturday

Laurel River © Benoit Photo Juddmonte’s Laurel River, a lightly raced 4-year-old who had never won a stakes race before, looked every bit of a stakes winner Saturday at Del Mar when he powered between...

Stable Notes August 27, 2022

Flightline © Benoit Photo FLIGHTLINE BREEZES IN FINAL PREP FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC The horse everyone will be watching and quite possibly betting next Saturday put in another eye-catching work Saturday morning at Del Mar,...

Man Oh Man Outruns His Competition in Feature Friday at Del Mar

Man Oh Man © Benoit Photo Man Oh Man, a homebred 2-year-old bay colt by Stanford, ran six furlongs on dirt in front all the way into the winners circle with jockey Umberto Rispoli aboard...

Six Quick Distaffers Will Be Buzzing Sunday in Rancho Bernardo

Edgeway © Benoit Photo Six double quick fillies and mares are set to do some high stepping Sunday at Del Mar in the 51st edition of the Rancho Bernardo Handicap. The delicious distaff spin includes...

Stable Notes August 26, 2022

Flightline © Benoit Photo FLIGHTLINE TOPS LIST OF NOMINEES FOR TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC Nominations for this year’s $1 million, G1 TVG Pacific Classic were released Friday with some expected names and one intriguing surprise. A...

Inch Proves Length The Best in Feature Thursday at Del Mar

Inch © Benoit Photo The chestnut gelding Inch teamed up with the Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith and they came away a three-quarter length winner Thursday at Del Mar in a starter allowance turf...

Invader Tops Field of 10 in Saturday's Pat O'Brien at Del Mar

American Theorem winning Bing Crosby Stakes © Benoit Photo Headed by Godolphin’s east coast invader Speaker’s Corner, a field of 10 fast older horses will do battle at Del Mar Saturday in the 37th edition...

Stable Notes August 25, 2022

SPEAKER’S CORNER BRINGS SERIOUS SPEED TO G2 PAT O’BRIEN There’s a new shooter in California this weekend and he’s packing some impressive numbers for Saturday’s G2 Pat O’Brien at Del Mar, a Breeders’ Cup Challenge...